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FEDUSA Welcomes Appointment of Transnet Interim Board

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has welcomed Public Enterprises Minister

Golden Arrow Bus Services to apply for exemption from wage agreement.

Golden Arrow Bus Services informed UASA of its intention to seek exemption from the wage agreement reached after the recent grueling three week strike.

Sugar wage dispute

At conciliation meeting facilitated by the CCMA yesterday, employers proposed a 5.6% ATB increase and indicated willingness to discuss Sick leave/ Family Responsibility leave & all other items that form part of the terms of reference.

Wage settlement in bus industry means Lock-out is lifted as well.

Following the protracted negotiations and the three month strike in the bus industry, we have received notice from Golden Arrow bus services that the Lock-out notice has been lifted with effect from 00:01 on 15 May 2018.

We are saddened by the passing of Cynthia Mabitle.

One of the stalwarts of the union, Cynthia Mabitle, suddenly passed away last night after she complained about a chest pain.

UASA welcomes settlement in silicosis en TB class action

UASA welcomes the historic settlement of the silicosis en TB class action litigation that played itself out over the past three years, South Africa’s largest class action suit to date.


We are pleased to announce the names of the recipients of UASA’s study grants for 2018.

FEDUSA Appeals to Nzimande to Intervene in Autopax Crisis

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has written a letter to Transport Minister Blade Nzimande appealing to him to intervene in state owned bus company Autopax after it notified employees that it won’t be to pay April salaries because of cash crunch. Autopax is a subsidiary of road and rail transport parastatal Transnet.

Speed Up Minimum Wage this May Day and Prepare for the Jobs Summit - FEDUSA

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has called on government to speed up the parliamentary process leading up to the enactment of the National Minimum Wage Act to facilitate the implementation of a National Minimum Wage (NMW) of R3 500 a month and to inaugurate structures that will force employers to comply such as the tripartite National Minimum Wage Commission that was agreed upon at NEDLAC.

Appeal Tariffs Exemption Ruling– FEDUSA

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) wants government to appeal the decision by American President Donald Trump on Tuesday not to grant South Africa exemption from steel and aluminium tariffs as this decision will only accelerate job losses in the manufacturing and mining industries, sectors that have already shed thousands of jobs due to the unfavourable global economic situation.

Workers day

It is time to celebrate the labour that has made a lot of sense to our country. UASA wishes you a happy workers day.

Transnet Boodskap aan Pensioenarisse

Transnet-pensioenarisse se stryd is ‘n geloofsaak soos bewys deur Grondwethof-oorwinning

Freedom Day

Have a safe and enjoyable Freedom Day!